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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Organization \Or'gan*i*za"tion\ ([^o]r'gan*[imac]*z[=a]"sh[u^]n), noun [Cf. F. organisation.]

1. The act of organizing; the act of arranging in a systematic way for use or action; as, the organization of an army, or of a deliberative body. "The first organization of the general government." --Pickering.

2. The state of being organized.

3. That which is organized; an organized existence; an organism; specif. (Biol.), an arrangement of parts for the performance of the functions necessary to life.

The cell may be regarded as the most simple, the most common, and the earliest form of organization. --McKendrick.

4. Specifically: A group of persons associated together for a common purpose and having a set of rules which specify the relations of the individual members to the whole gorup. [PJC]

5. The manner in which something is organized; the relations included in an organized state or condition; as, the organization of the department permits ad hoc groups to form. [PJC]

What is organization but the connection of parts in and for a whole, so that each part is, at once, end and means? --Coleridge.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

organization

noun

1: a group of people who work together [syn: {organization}, {organisation}]

2: an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification" [syn: {arrangement}, {organization}, {organisation}, {system}]

3: the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment" [syn: {administration}, {governance}, {governing body}, {establishment}, {brass}, {organization}, {organisation}]

4: the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business; "he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department" [syn: {organization}, {organisation}]

5: an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized; "his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality"; "we can't do it unless we establish some system around here" [syn: {organization}, {organisation}, {system}]

6: the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically; "his organization of the work force was very efficient" [syn: {organization}, {organisation}]

7: the act of forming or establishing something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club" [syn: {constitution}, {establishment}, {formation}, {organization}, {organisation}]


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